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|IX. Macedonia in the second half of the 13th c.|
|1246-61 ||Macedonia is incorporated into the Byzantine Empire of Nicaea. Andronicus Palaeologus assumes control
of the areas of Thessaloniki and Beroea and his son Michael Palaeologus of Serres and Melenik.
||1259 ||Michael VIII Palaeologus is crowned emperor. At the Battle of Pelagonia he crushes the Despot of Epirus, Michael II, and his
Latin allies and recovers all the territories in western and north-western Macedonia.
||1261 ||With the recovery of Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire is re-established.
||1282 ||The Serbian ruler Stephen Urosh II Milutin attacks Macedonia.